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Professor Peter Markus speaking about his work and the love he has for his students at last Wednesdays faculty/alumni reading.

Creative Writing Program hosts Faculty Alum Reading

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter March 23, 2022

The 2022 Faculty Alum Reading took place at 5:00 p.m. in the Oakland Center on Wednesday, March 16. With a virtual and in-person hybrid format, two alumni and a faculty member from Oakland University’s...

Creative Writing Professor Peter Markus doing his work as Senior Writer of InsideOut Detroit Literary Arts Project.

Beloved professor, alums to read for Creative Writing program’s 10th anniversary

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2022

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of OU’s Creative Writing program, the program is hosting a Creative Writing faculty/alumni reading featuring Professor Peter Markus alongside alums Suzanne Honda...

OU Creative Writing Professor Peter Markus. His new book When Our Fathers Return to Us as Birds details the death and dying of his father.

Professor Peter Markus talks love, grief, family in new collection of poetry

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2021

Creative Writing Professor and award winning author Peter Markus has released his first collection of poetry titled “When Our Fathers Return to Us as Birds.” The new book, published by Wayne State...

Professor Peter Markus.

Professor Peter Markus talks education and writing during COVID-19

Jeff Thomas, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2021

Oakland University Creative Writing Professor Peter Markus has spent the last ten months of his work as an educator and creative writer navigating the new socially distanced landscape of COVID-19. An...

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